The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 80 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing XenServer 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.53% 0.59% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 2.68% 2.75% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £50,000 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% -31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -11.11%
XenServer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
149 182 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.79% 21.31% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 109 169 158
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

XenServer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XenServer across the Southampton region.

XenServer Salary Trend in Southampton

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) SCCM
1 9 (100.00%) SCOM
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
1 9 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 9 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 8 (88.89%) EdgeSight
2 8 (88.89%) vSphere
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VMware ESX
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (88.89%) AppSense
2 8 (88.89%) CCA
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
4 5 (55.56%) iSCSI

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
3 5 (55.56%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
1 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCA
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
1 9 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 8 (88.89%) vSphere
2 8 (88.89%) VMware ESX
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) SCCM
1 9 (100.00%) SCOM
2 8 (88.89%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) AppSense
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco